PCCW Solutions unveils new data center with strong momentum
Aug 18, 2020
PCCW (SEHK: 0008) – HONG KONG, August 18, 2020 – PCCW Solutions, the IT services flagship of PCCW Limited, today unveils its SLC Data Center in Fo Tan, Hong Kong, which is designed to cater for high density and capacity requirements to support growing digital and cloud business needs in the Asia Pacific region.
Riding on its proven track record in delivering world-class data center services, PCCW Solutions has secured substantial client pre-commitments prior to construction completion. The first stage of the new data center has been fully occupied by global financial institutions, local enterprises and cloud providers. The current pandemic has spurred further demand for resilient and scalable infrastructure to support business continuity and accelerate the uptake of digital services.
Mr. Ramez Younan, Managing Director of PCCW Solutions, said, “The successful launch of this new facility underscores our market leadership in attracting international hyper-cloud service providers to base their data centers in Hong Kong, supporting Hong Kong to become a strategic data center hub in Asia.”
Mr. Younan added, “PCCW Solutions will look at further expansion in data center capacity in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia to address our rapidly growing customers demand across the region.”
Adopting the modular design principle, the first stage of this data center has been completed within 12 months from design to build, and awarded with Uptime Institute Tier III Certification. This scalable and flexible design aligns capacity to business needs while accelerating time-to-market and achieving energy efficiency. The 13-story SLC Data Center is on target to be fully completed by the end of 2020.
Mr. Ramez Younan, Managing Director of PCCW Solutions (2nd from right), Ms. Hester Shum, Group Chief Human Resources Officer of PCCW Group, Mr. Brian Groen, Senior Vice President of Data Center of PCCW Solutions (2nd from left) and Mr. Sinko Choy, Senior Vice President and Head of Client and Market Development of PCCW Solutions, officiate at the SLC Data Center opening ceremony.
About PCCW Solutions
PCCW Solutions is the IT and business process outsourcing flagship of PCCW Limited, which also holds interests in telecommunications, media, property development and investment, and other businesses.
Responsible for a growing number of large-scale IT projects in the public and private sectors, PCCW Solutions holds a wealth of experience and expertise and is viewed as a major industry player in Greater China. To learn more about PCCW Solutions, please visit www.pccwsolutions.com.
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.
The Company holds a majority interest in the HKT Trust and HKT Limited, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. HKT meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
PCCW also owns a fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong. It operates the largest local pay-TV operation, Now TV, and is engaged in the provision of over-the-top (OTT) video service under the Viu brand in Hong Kong and other places in the region.
Through HK Television Entertainment Company Limited, PCCW also operates a domestic free television service in Hong Kong.
Also, wholly-owned by the Group, PCCW Solutions is a leading information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing provider in Hong Kong and mainland China.
In addition, PCCW holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and other overseas investments. To learn more about PCCW, please visit www.pccw.com.
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